Museum Studies Program Blog

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Headed to AAM meeting!

The annual American Alliance of Museums conference will be held in Washington DC from May 26-29.  MSP is looking forward to attending the conference and sharing information with our colleagues in the museum field. Museums are powerful community assets economically, culturally, educationally, and as...

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Debates in museum design

This is a fascinating article about how museums, in particular the Museum of Modern Art, think about art, design, and the public. “A few weeks ago, architects and art fans issued a bit of a collective freakout over a report that the Museum of Modern Art...

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Detroit museums workship April 15!

Explore Detroit’s changing cultural landscape and the role the city’s museums are playing in shaping the city’s present and future.  Museum leaders and emerging professionals will share their visions for renewed interest in the potential offered by Detroit’s public spaces.  Participating museums/cultural institutions include...